About a week ago, both locals and tourists in Bali were shocked by the eruption of Mount Agung, forcing thousands to evacuate their homes, hundreds of flights to be cancelled, and resulting in the closure of both Bali and Lombok airports.

While many flocked to safety to stay away from the volcanic debris, a number of Instagrammers decided to use this opportunity to take a once-in-a-lifetime photo with the volcano in the background.

Here are some of the snaps found on Instagram:

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(Source: @Vandraj)

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Source: TIME

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